The Dollar consolidated gains across the board. Markets worldwide tumbled on concerns about the European financial system and weak data on jobless claims which came out 480K worse than expected 455K. The Dow Jones lost -2.6%, finished barely above 10.000 and the NASDAQ fell by -3%. Commodities also plunged; Crude oil erased weekly gains and fell to test January lows at $72.50 but managed to close at 73$ a barrel. Gold (XAU) fell more than $40 to the lowest level three months closing at 1063$ an ounce. Today, the Nonfarm Payrolls is expected at 15K vs. -85K previously and the Unemployment Rate is expected unchanged at 10%.